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DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM Seeks nominations to Western Slope Resource Advisory Councils

The Bureau of Land Management’s Southwest and Northwest Districts are seeking public nominations for ten open positions on their Resource Advisory Councils (RAC), which advises the BLM on public...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Finance reports to change for candidates

DENVER — The Legislature passed its first bill of the year Monday morning, a fix to campaign finance law sponsored in part by Sen. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango.Senate Bill 14 saves political...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man's story appears to full of fabrications

An article in Saturday’s Cortez Journal contained a number of what appear to be false assertions by a man who claims to be a military veteran.The story about the annual Hunt for Heroes event...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stroud honored as Citizen of the Year

The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce and the Cortez Journal honored long-established resident Bill Stroud as the Citizen of the Year at the annual awards ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Main...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paramedic program begins Wednesday

Southwest Memorial Hospital is launching its community paramedic program Wednesday. The program utilizes paramedics to perform wellness checks on locals at a new location downtown.SWMH EMS...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 will apply for BEST grant

Montezuma County School District Re-1 will apply for a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant for construction of a new high school, according to Re-1 Chief of Operations Michael Canzona. It...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suckla declares commissioner bid

Larry Don Suckla of Mancos announced that he will run for the Montezuma County Commissioner’s seat for Mancos District 3 last Wednesday at the Cortez Livestock Auction sales barn, west of Cortez....

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury clears man in assault case

A local man was acquitted of charges relating to an alleged stabbing in June of last year.Following a six-day trial, a jury found Dennis Vallejos, 52, not guilty on two counts of assault with a...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Romney, Paul have Colorado visits on their calendars

DENVER — If President Barack Obama spends much more time in Denver, he’ll have to get Colorado license plates for the White House limo.Obama visited the Denver area Thursday, for the third time in...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

No frack attack by president Obama does want full disclosure of fluids

AURORA — In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama adopted a position on natural gas that could have come straight out of the mouth of John Hickenlooper, the petroleum...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau releases year-end status of local reservoirs

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released the December-end status of local reservoirs Jackson Gulch and McPhee.Jackson Gulch reservoir live content stood at 3,703 acre-feet with a 9,977 acre-feet...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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